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What size are my tyres?

Wednesday 19th August 2020

You may be wondering what size your tyres are if you are looking to replace a punctured tyre, purchase new seasonal tyres or simply replace old tyres which have been exposed to wear and tear. But how do you know what size tyres your car needs? Our detailed guide has you covered. What size tyres for... Read More

What is an MOT?

Thursday 13th August 2020

What does MOT stand for? An MOT test, otherwise known as Ministry of Transport test, is an annual test which is conducted to assess roadworthiness and vehicle safety. This test is a legal requirement by UK law once a vehicle is three years old, and the test must be conducted every year. For more in... Read More

Where can I service my car?

Thursday 13th August 2020

Where can I get my car serviced? You can have your car serviced at any garage, such as Formula One Autocentres, or any local dealership. You may choose your local dealership if you prefer to have your vehicle serviced by the car’s manufacturer, for example, Renault or Mercedes – however, by servici... Read More

What are anti-lock brakes?

Thursday 13th August 2020

What is an anti-lock braking system? ABS – more formally known as anti-lock braking systems – are standard safety features of all modern cars. ABS prevent the wheels from locking, helping to maintain grip on the road – which is especially beneficial if you come across unexpected trouble on the road... Read More

A guide to air conditioning recharge

Wednesday 29th July 2020

Everything you need to know about air conditioning regas Is your air conditioning not as effective as it once was? Or perhaps it might have even stopped working completely? You likely need an air con recharge. But what is air conditioning recharge, or re-gas? And why does your car’s air conditionin... Read More

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What people are saying about us...

  • Had to come back a second time as the wrong tyres were delivered the first time. Was given a healthy discount on wheel alignment as a result!

    - Peter, Oxford - Jun 13, 2020
  • After a problem with one of the machines my appointment was rescheduled.That was no problem and the job was done satisfactory.

    - Leicester (Wigston) - Sep 13, 2020
  • Very courteous service. Problem(s) found were explained clearly and did not take too long to get them rectified.

    - David, Clacton-on-Sea - Jun 29, 2020
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